Integrative Anatomy and Pathophysiology in TCM Cardiology


  • Anika Al-Shura, Dr. Anika Niambi Al-Shura, Bachelor in Professional Health Sciences, Master in Oriental Medicine, Director, CEU Instructor, NiambiWellness, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine

Integrative Anatomy and Pathophysiology in Traditional Chinese Medicine Cardiology covers the structure, function, and pathology of the cardiovascular system from the TCM and western medical perspectives. It focuses specifically on western medicine anatomy and pathophysiology, along with TCM aspects of essence, qi, blood and body fluid concepts, production, and function to explain cardiovascular system dysfunction, its independent role and dependent interactions with the functions of other organ systems.

This book is designed for US-based licensed TCM practitioners as well as cardiology researchers.

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This book is intended for U.S. based licensed TCM practitioners, cardiologists and researchers of TCM and cardiology.


Book information

  • Published: April 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-800123-3

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Cardiac Cell
Chapter 2: Cardiac Structure
Chapter 3: Cardiovascular System
Chapter 4: Cardiac Rhythm
Chapter 5: Pumping Actions
Chapter 6: Vascular Function and Circulation
Chapter 7: Humeral Control
Chapter 8: Nervous System Regulation
Chapter 9: Overview of TCM and Western Perspectives
Chapter 10: Lung Diseases
Chapter 11: Brain Diseases
Chapter 12: Kidney Diseases
Chapter 13: Liver Diseases
Chapter 14: Spleen Diseases
Chapter 15: Gastro-intestinal Tract Diseases